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Moving around the ducks and the geese

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday June 10, 2013   -   By Triton

This week on the farm: I sold my small flock of Silver Appleyard ducks. I found them a good home where they will be kept as a breeding flock. I really liked them, but in my desire to get this farm more efficient we decided to only keep one breed of ducks so...

Roasted Rooster

Blog: The Farm at Mollies Branch   -   Sunday March 10, 2013   -   By Diane

After two weeks of abnormally cold weather, we have a beautiful day to work on the farm. The hens have grown broody, ready to sit on the green, pink, brown eggs for the 21-days it takes to make new diddles (chicks). The roosters, beautiful with their colorful...

Keeping Food Safe - GAP

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Jeff

This week has been exciting! I spent all day in classes on Tuesday for Illinois Department of Agriculture and USDA GAP training. GAP stands for Good Agricultural Practices. In January 2002, USDA AMS formally implemented the USDA Good Agricultural Practices...

Corn Pudding and other Dilemmas

Blog: The Farm at Mollies Branch   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Diane

'Tis the day after Christmas; a day I am spending reflecting and planning. Family arrived yesterday, and we ate a meal of plenty followed by conversation and laughter. When they left, I felt content as I sat by the fire and opened up days worth of e-mail and...

In the blink of an eye

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday September 13, 2011   -   By Brian

I stare at a white empty background and I think what pearl of wisdom can I impart to help those that are beginning the journey, in which, we have vested seven years of our life?  We are ending our seventh season and it does not look good from a financial...

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You can never have enough

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday July 26, 2011   -   By Brian

It seems we have had too many injuries in too short a period.  If it is I getting hurt, it is usually scrapes, sprains, strains, cuts, superficial concussions and the like.  However, staff is turning up with bruised knees, cuts, scrapes and...

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ON RAW MILK SAFETY!

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Monday January 24, 2011   -   By Poly

ON RAW MILK : If we, as a collective group, do not stand up for our rights to consume healthy, or even unhealthy foods of our choosing, soon the F.D.A. will tell us what we can eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and in between). ...

2011: Focus on Raw Milk Safety

Blog: Trautman Family Farm   -   Monday January 24, 2011   -   By Scott&JulieTraut

2011: Focus on Raw Milk Safety What is safe raw milk? What does it look like in the barn, in the cows, in the sanitation, on the farm, in the tests, in the taste, in the quality. How do we make is so apparent to anyone that will look - how dedicated we are...

Senate Bill S.510

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Wednesday November 17, 2010   -   By Sarah

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What's the Deal With the Eggs?

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Tuesday November 09, 2010   -   By Angela

I just don't get it!   With all the money and regulations and this and that, big business still can't produce a simple edible egg.  You know, that thing that we small farmers take for granted.    I find it absolutely hysterical, that...

Is Senate voting to pass Safety Bill S 510 this ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday September 20, 2010   -   By Tony

Do not miss this article.It is a must read by all who vote ,eat,produce and   grow  food - especially by small farmers and advocates ..They are being allegedly labelled as speaking of UNTRUTHS when expressing opinions about...

Canning Classes

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday September 13, 2010   -   By Sonya

Still taking canning students for October and November classes!  We've had a great response, but I like to remind folks I need to take December and most of January off for holiday business (and FINALLY some relaxation!) Register online at our...

Rosalyn's Zesty Fruit Dip

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday August 31, 2010   -   By WFM

Rosalyn Taylor of Hampton Roads Food Safety Co . demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on August 21, 2010 1 ? 8 oz. pkg. of cream cheese 1/3 cup of sugar 1/4 cup of concentrated frozen pineapple juice or...

Bad Eggs

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday August 24, 2010   -   By Emily

I'm sure everyone has heard about the big egg recall by now.  Even though I have plenty of my own fresh eggs to eat, I still keep up on food related news.  We sold out of eggs quickly last week and I've already had preorders for this week as well....

Contest Update and Market Calendar for August 21

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday August 17, 2010   -   By WFM

Thanks to all of you who voted, we have moved up into 5th place in the nation. However, we are now trailing by a whopping 548 votes behind first place!! Voting ends in less than 3 weeks, so we need your vote today if we’re going to keep our title as “America’s...

Canning Tip #10 - Canning Safety

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Friday August 06, 2010   -   By Sonya

If you've ever read our blog or examined our website, you know I'm dead serious about safe canning.  Although I operate a small-batch cannery and still hand-pour thousands of jars of jam annually, I am FDA and Ohio Dept of Ag...

When in the garden /farm, dress like the gardener/...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday June 14, 2010   -   By Tony

A lot of people come to my class and want to learn about gardening and growing their own organic fruits and vegetables and most miss on the first lessons of garden ergonomics and garden safety gear .By the way I am not in the business of selling either. So,...

Some welcome regulation by the US Government

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday May 27, 2010   -   By Mary

On May 26th, "Health Day" reported in their "Many Supplements Said to Contain Toxins, Make False Health Claims" that many of the herbal supplements sold on the market are dangerous or ineffective.  The article, reprinted by...

Does the Safety Food Bill include sea food that is...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday May 25, 2010   -   By Tony

Summer is here.Welcome tourists to the Florida sun and beaches...OOOPS...did we say something politically correct but environmentally speaking incorrect! Farmers of the sea or fishermen now are crying for help to stop the oil spill from spilling their...

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